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Feb 19, 2013 7:00am EST
. and fidelity investments. >> your personal economy is made up of the things that matter most, including your career. as those things change, fidelity can help you adjust your retirement plan, rethink how you are invested, and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are, a fidelity ira has a wide array of choices that can fit your personal economy. fidelity investments, turn here. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business. butoffering specialized solutions in the capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> hello, your watching "gmt," on bbc world news." the south african athlete is formally charged with murdering his girlfriend. his lawyers have applied for bail. the prosecution accused him of premeditated murder. the defense says the shooting was accidental. his girlfriend's funeral took place today. a secret community behind the series of hacking attacks on u.s. infrastructure according to an america
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Feb 20, 2013 7:00am EST
and fidelity investments. your personal economy is made up of things that matter most like your career. rethink how you are invested and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are today, a fidelity ira has a wide range of investment choices that can fit your personal economy. fidelity investments. turn here. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. hat can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> hello. you're watching gmt on "bbc world news" world news. i'm dana. our top stories. oscar pistorius on the second day of his bail hearing. police they they found testosterone and needles and unlicensed things at his home. his girlfriend was found wearing a vest and shorts. the latest from pretoria. event a alled an deeply shameful event. >> and global soccer teams feet in asia to work out ways of tackling the corruption that affects every continent where the game is played. als
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Feb 22, 2013 7:00am EST
investments. >> your personal economy is made up of the things that matter most, including your career. and as those things change, fidelity can help you readjust your retirement plan. rethink how you're invested and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are today, a fidelity i.r.a. has a wide range of investment choices that can fit your personal economy. fidelity investments, turn ere. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. hat can we do for you? > and now, bbc world news. >> hello and welcome to "g.m.t." on "bbc world news." i'm stephen sackur. our top stories -- jail or bail. south africa's paralympic star, oscar pistorius, is about to find out whether he'll be in prison before facing trial for murder. after four days of emotional courtroom argument, it's a question which could divide south africans. what is fair treatment for oscar pistorius? italy prepares to vo
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Feb 18, 2013 7:00am EST
bank. and fidelity investments. >> your personal economy is made up of the things that matter most, including your career. as those things change, fidelity can help you adjust your retirement plan, rethink how you are invested, and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are, a fidelity ira has a wide array of choices that can fit your personal economy. fidelity investments, turn here. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business. offering specialized solutions in the capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> hello, everyone. you are watching "bbc news." hopes for a great partnership in the 21st century, david cameron arrived in the hopes for it -- arrived for the beginning of a three day tour. >> britain is one of the largest investors in india. i think the basis for that special relationship is there. >> back in town, hugo chavez announces his plans for the future of the country after cance
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Feb 21, 2013 11:00pm EST
of the principal entitlement costs that unless reformed will bankrupt the economy. >> yes, but here's how to lower the cost. lower the age of medicare, not raise it. >> rose: you are opposed to raising it, so that you don't get medicare until you are older. >> if you want to raise the taxpayers money in the context of obama care and health-care system today, i make, i think, a fairly coghent argument in this article that if you lower the age to 64, there is a woman in here who ends up in the emergency room, bridgeport hospital. who, no, the standford hospital who is 64 years old and 11 months. a month away from medicare. she's got no insurance. her bill is $21,000. medicare would have paid about $800 for that. now you say well, okay, but the taxpayers would have paid the $800ment she's going to pay the $21,000. first of all she is not. she is doesn't have the money. second under obama care, she will be required to have health insurance. she will pay much higher premiums because the big insurance companies, aetna, cigna, you name it, pay hospitals much, much more for that service than medicare does
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Feb 21, 2013 6:00pm EST
, or with the rather put hundreds of thousands of jobs and our entire economy at risk just to protect a few special- interest tax loopholes that only benefit the few wealthiest and tax corporations. he likes the word of the month of washington is sequestration -- automatic $85 billion in spending cuts slated to take effect on march 1 unless congress reaches a deal. what will that mean? butt bring war to campus that is the message at university opposing the pentagon funding of the proposed new research center on campus to train special operations forces in interview techniques. first, we speak to sharif abdel kouddous just back from bahrain, or the u.s.-backed monarchy continues to crack down on pro- democracy activists. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. republican senator lindsey graham has revealed he says the death toll in u.s. drone war overseas. at a speech in south carolina wednesday night, he said -- his comments mark the first time a u.s. official has offered a figure for those killed in nearly a decade of u
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Feb 16, 2013 7:00pm EST
. the creaky economy shrunk by 70 billion euros. it is like seeing a snake in a tree and deciding to burn the entire forest to get rid of the snake. is an absurdity. >> he has been to buenos aires, rio, and washington. but the situation is fractious. some worry that he has too much power and that is only those in the black t-shirts left expressing. >> a man that is going to lead the tube strikers against the government. it is a serious question. >> by think that this is exactly our biggest advantage. -- i think that. at the same time, we can be down in the streets fighting in mobilizing the masses. in greece, we have people that are committing suicide, every day, beaten by an absolute despair. in order for those people to live, they need to defeat them and claim their rights. >> he lost the election, and the incoming government destabilized things economically. the cold war, destabilization, it will always polarized and split greek politics, and that is really what he is trying to do. >> and from greece to one of her neighbors. at a time when britain is debating whether to leave the europ
WHUT
Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
sanctions been on iranian behavior. >> well they certainly affected the economy, had a huge effect on the economy and led to the devaluation of the iranian currency. but it's an excellent question because there's some talks coming up now in kazakhstan of all places in late february involving the eu, the united states and the iranians. and so this is going to be a venue in which people are going to be able to see to a certain extent how serious iran is about negotiating on limits on its nuclear program. there hasn't been negotiations for some significant period of time. and this is an opportunity to test the iranians. i think this initial round is not going to prove much but certainly over the next six months, i think there will be an ample opportunity to see if there is an intent on the iranian part to reach some sort of compromise. >> rose: leon panetta and others have said the following. we have no information that there's been a decision on the part of the iranian government and the most influential people there to builds a nuclear weapon and a missile that will deliver it. wha
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Feb 16, 2013 10:00am EST
accountable to the voters. her top priority? growing connecticut's economy. >> we talked a lot about jobs and the economy and in my district one of the central features has been around small business and that's particularly important for women because so many small businesses are run by women. and this is a tremendous opportunity all across my district, including for the inner cities where you see a lot of entrepreneurship but we don't have a lot of access to credit. but it's also an opportunity around manufacturing which happens to be quite important in my district as well. and there are wonderful jobs but we don't have the skill sets so i'm very interested in looking at developmental skill of young people in high school and in community colleges, for example, to have skills that will allow them to do manufacturing in the 21st century. >> and despite being in the minority party, she feels she can get all this and more done. >> i am an optimist and i want to see forward progress for this country. so i hope we move forward with the resolution that allows us to really address these long ter
WHUT
Feb 18, 2013 11:00pm EST
a work force that will help the united states compete and win in a global economy. it will not be easy or gentle. it will not be quick. it will require a struggle over power and money. my grandmother asked how hard can that be? very." so tell me about the struggle that has to be fought. >> well -- >> engaged. >> look at where we are as a country. we are ranked 14th, 17th, and 25th out of all developed nations in reading, science and math respectively. our 25th ranking in math puts us behind countries like hungary and slovakia, which is -- i mean this is just not who we are as a nation. and in order to -- >> rose: not what made us great. >> no. and it's not going to make us great in the future unless we fix it. and i think that, youknow, if you look at america today we have one of the lowest social mobility rates in the entire world. meaning if you are a child born into poverty in this country, the chances you will ever escape poverty are not good. which i think goes counter to everything we believe in as a country. so what's at stake is the lives of kids and the values of this nation w
WHUT
Feb 19, 2013 7:30am EST
last year. that is due to strained bilateral relations and also a slow down in the chinese economy. officials at the japan external trade organization say that the trade deficit came to more than $44 billion. that's just about double the amount in 2011. the shortfall topped the previous record set in 2005. exports to china amounted to nearly $145 billion. that was down more than 10% from the previous year. it was the first drop in three years. now, falling exports of cars and construction machinery were the main factors here. on the other hand, imports from china rose 3% to roughly $190 billion. that was attributed to growing imports of smart phones and food products, including meat. let's see what happened on the markets here in asia. stocks were pretty mixed this tuesday. not a lot of clear direction out there today. the nikkei shed 0.3%. shanghai stocks down 1.6% today while hong kong shares lost 1%, sinking to a one-month low. european shares are looking like this. they are trading higher today on better business sentiment data out of germany. london is up by 0.3%. we have gain
WHUT
Feb 21, 2013 7:30am EST
use. >>> many japanese were starting to feel optimistic about the future of the nation's economy with the new prime minister, but prices at the pump are putting a damper on things. ron madison is here with the latest on that. >> it is times like these when i'm glad i don't have a car, but people like you and other drivers are feeling the pinch now because gas prices have been increasing for at least the past two months now. japanese government surveys asked questions of major wholesalers about the higher retail prices of gasoline and kerosene. the agency is concerned about excessive prizes caused by the weaker yen to push-up the cost of natural imports. the energy agency officials summoned executives of oil wholesalers on thursday asking executives about their company's cost for crude oil imports, the volume of gasoline shipments as well as inventories. now the average retail price of regular gasoline climbed for an 11th straight week. the price of kerosene has also risen for a 12th week in a row. the president of the japanese oil wholesalers organization says he will instruct me
WHUT
Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> these cuts are not smart. they are not fair. there will hurt our economy and add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment rolls. now republicans face a simple choice. are they willing to compromise to protect a vital investments in education and health care and national security and all the jobs that depend on them, or with a rather put hundreds of thousands of jobs and our entire economy at risk just to protect a few special interest tax loopholes that benefit only the wealthiest americans and biggest corporations? >> an analysis from the economic group macro economic advisers warned on tuesday the sequester will slow economic growth by more than half a percentage point and result in the loss of 700,000 jobs. the supreme court has agreed to take up what is been described as the most pivotal campaign finance case since the landmark citizens united decision of 2012 -- 10. on tuesday, the court i hearagro the challenge of a republican activist who wants to lift the cap on individual donations to candidates, political parties, and political action committees. the activist ha
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Feb 19, 2013 8:30am EST
a blow to the iranian economy. the president said that containment is not an option but all other options remain on the table. we sign on to that, too. and we have a very close and ongoing dialogue with the administration about ways that we can realize the goals of the president himself has set. president obama has said that if israel was completely unsolved in the iranian issue it would still be -- a not a moral concern. he said a paramount strategic threat to the united states. >> so the comments made to the campaign where there was a concern of a bright line, the fact that the president was not able to meet with mr. netanyahu in new york. there was some friction back then, all forgiven, all done, move on. >> you haven't heard about it in a long time. i think when prime minister net in the got up in front of the general assembly in september, you'll remember the ball with the red -- >> i do. >> he said something that was perhaps obscured by the drawing. he said, it's not important when iran gets the bomb or even when iron decides it wants to get a bomb. the most important question is wh
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Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
, suggesting money intended to create jobs and shore up the economy had been misused or lost three had one of the key websites to report this was mexico watchdog.org -- which is almost entirely funded by donorstrust. >> take a look to this map. the government is claiming jobs created in nine oklahoma congressional districts -- the problem is, there are only 538 districts in iowa, but there are only five. eight districts in connecticut, but there are only five. as you point out, bill, the government claims 17,544 jobs created or saved in six congressional districts -- there is only one congressional district in puerto rico. >> i don't know if we should be laughing or crying. 99 congressional districts in puerto rico alone. good lord. >> yes, yes, yes, please raise your eyebrows. it is very bad, very unreliable statistics. it really undermines all these claims of job creation from stimulus. >> that fox news report was based on a report by new mexico watchdog.org, one of the some called watchdog organizations funded by donors trust. john dunbar, your response? >> i think the implication of th
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Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm EST
and nooks of the economy. because when i started at sequoia capital there's no way that we would have considered investing in a payments company, a financial services company, a media company. an advertising company. all of those sorts of things we've invested in quite happily in the last 15 years. it was technology and-- seeping out everywhere. >> rose: at the core of every business. >> exactly. and where technology goes, we follow. >> rose: you've been outspoken or at least you've made public statements saying wait, don't be so critical of apple because of the decline in the stock price. you believe in the future of apple and there's nothing, no reason not to be excited about the continued growth of that company. >> i'm not a soothsayer. all i was trying to do in the pandemonium after they announced their results recently was just try to paint a picture of realistic expectations for a company that is now as large as apple is. and-- . >> rose: second largest company in the world. >> and the point that i was making was that if the growth rate of the last five years was to continue, by
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Feb 18, 2013 9:00am EST
, masterminds of the mortgage-backed securities that almost sank the world economy. cantor's also the third largest recipient of money from the national rifle association in the house, which is one reason he's such a "big gun" there. senator robert menendez, democrat of new jersey, may be in hot water. he's currently under investigation for allegations that he improperly intervened with government agencies on behalf of a big donor. and there's fred upton, republican from michigan, chairman of the house energy and commerce committee. what a coincidence. the oil and gas industry is one of his top donors, helping him raise the $4 million dollars he spent last year to win re-election. senator kirsten gillibrand and senator chuck schumer, democrats of new york, have wall street as a constituent and patron. her biggest contributors include jpmorgan chase, morgan stanley, goldman sachs, and law firms that have advised them. his top donors include securities and investment firms, lawyers and legal firms, and lobbyists. and there are fleeting glances of some familiar faces here tonight seen recently
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Feb 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
of our economies, competition and so for us to all of a sudden pull up the gangplanks and worry about ourselves alone i think will bring the kind of problems that we saw before. nothing is a complete analogy, but i do think that there are some lessons learned from this. i do also believe that many americans do understand that we have a stake in what is happening in other countries. the part that i think we need to understand now is i believe in the strength of america. i think that we have a huge role to play in the world but i don't see why we have to do everything alone and so i very much agree with the approach of having partners where we can, in fact, help in other parts of the world together. that would be my shortest version of what i believe in and that i really do think while i understand the pain of people in this country i think only solution to resolving it is for us to be active internationally with others. >> rose: one question is whether that's what the rest of the world wants. many people come here and say yes, in fact, when they talk to foreign leaders, they do not wan
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Feb 22, 2013 7:30am EST
with notorious amounts of waste. and will have to do so for many years to come. economies have recently been showing signs of growth. now people are anxiously waiting for a turn around in europe to help lift the global economy. ron madison is here with more on the situation in the eurozone. ron? >> they may have to wait a bit at least in the near term. longer term some are looking saying there may be a bit of a bottoming out. for now the european commission says the eurozone economy will continue track for the second straight year in 2013. the commission says it expects gross domestic product to shrink 0.3% from last we're. it does compare with the previous forecast of 0.1% growth. the commission said tight lending conditions, job cuts, sluggish investments are all dragging the recovery. it's projecting 1.4% growth in 2014. the commission says leading indicators suggest the region's economy is starting to bottom out and economic activity is expected to gradually pick up. >>> let's get a check of the market now. first what's going on with currencies today. the euro has lost a bi
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